Patiala MP backs Aamir on into...PATIALA: Patiala MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi came down heavily on the BJP government in the Centre and other outfits of the Sangh Parivar for creating an issue and for trying to muzzle the voice of actor Aamir Khan “who just voiced genuine perception of an atmosphere of rising intolerance in the country, a perception shared not only by tens of millions of secular Indians, but also by thousands of eminent personalities from the field of literature, science and the cine world”.
Qualified teachers need to tak...CHANDIGARH: In a shocker to thousands of qualified, but unemployed Punjabi schoolteachers, the Punjab Government has decided to conduct qualifying test even on those aspirants, who have already passed the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), which, according to the Right to Education Act, 2009, is the standard qualifying exam meant to select teachers for government schools.
Gurpurb festivities at Golden ...Amirtsar: Holiest of Sikh shrines Harmandar Sahib in Amritsar and other gurdwaras elsewhere across Punjab and Haryana saw religious fervour as 'Gurpurab', the birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated on Wednesday.
Mann dares Sukhbir for dope te...CHANDIGARH: Under fire from the Akali Dal following allegations that he came drunk to events, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann today hit back and challenged Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal and other leaders to get a dope test done.
Diversification boost: State i...CHANDIGARH: Punjab’s crop diversification programme has come pretty close to producing spectacular results — the agrarian state is leading from the front in the country in horticulture.
Govt puts 83 quarries on the b...CHANDIGARH: Reverse bidding policy for the auction of minor minerals (sand and aggregate) quarries in Punjab will be followed as the government prepares to auction 83 quarries beginning next week.